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3 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Researchers say the Rossing uranium mine's 1,500 workers are still exposed to dangerous dust The race by the U.S. and British governments to build nuclear arms and power plants in the 1970s has left behind a deadly - and largely ignored - legacy for those who worked at the world's oldest open-pit uranium mine in Namibia.
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7 hrs ago | OpEdNews
The acting president of the coup regime in Kiev announces that he is ordering an "anti-terrorist" operation against pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine, while his national security chief says he has dispatched right-wing ultranationalist fighters who spearheaded the Feb. 22 coup that ousted elected President Viktor Yanukovych.
11 hrs ago | Truthdig
South Korean rescuers and dive teams worked frantically under floodlights as fears rose for nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank Wednesday with 462 on board, mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.
14 hrs ago | Democracy Now
Notorious white supremacist Frazier Glenn Miller has been charged with killing three people at two Jewish community sites in Kansas.
16 hrs ago | Truthdig
Pakistan The Federally Administered Tribal Area of Pakistan is ruled directly from the capital, Islamabad, rather than having an elected provincial government or legislature.
If an alien invader with a face were attacking the earth, the difficulties that governments have getting populations to support wars on other humans would be multiplied a thousand fold.
LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott, a Canadian anti-abortion activist, were taken into custody and charged with mischief, reports the CBC.
Extreme winter weather patterns felt across the Northern Hemisphere this year were exacerbated by extreme industrial pollution in Asia, according to a team of atmospheric scientists who published a new report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Tuesday.
Boston police on Tuesday evening say they have a man in custody after he left suspicious backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the one year anniversary of bombings that shocked the city, and the nation, one year ago today.
ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, hauled in a $32.6 billion profit last year.
Fracking was the "probable" cause of a series of small earthquakes that shook northeast Ohio last month, state officials announced on Friday.
Bangladeshi police announced Tuesday they are throwing murder charges at an owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex that collapsed last April , killing 1,135 garment workers and injuring over 2,500.
All the naysaying in the world can't drown out mounting evidence that the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature domestic achievement, is a real success.
A truly progressive tax system would ask those who are the most well-off in America to contribute the most in taxes.
A. Philip Randolph, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who said, 'Freedom is never given... it is won."
Pro-Russian activists clash with Maidan supporters as they storm the regional government building in Kharkiv on 1 March 2014.
As Israel continues its unlawful siege of the Gaza Strip, the health situation for the Palestinians continues to be critical.
That's what I asked a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command . "I am surprised by your mentioning the Canary Islands," he responded by email.